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Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality

Municipio Alberto Arvelo Torrealba
Official seal of Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality
Seal
Location in Barinas
Location in Barinas
Map shawin the location o Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality within Venezuela
Map shawin the location o Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality within Venezuela
Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality
Location in Venezuela
Coordinates: 8°48′25″N 70°01′22″W / 8.8070474°N 70.0227363°W / 8.8070474; -70.0227363Coordinates: 8°48′25″N 70°01′22″W / 8.8070474°N 70.0227363°W / 8.8070474; -70.0227363
Kintra Venezuela
StateBarinas
Municipal seatSabaneta
Govrenment
 • MayorAníbal José Chávez Frías (MVR)
Area
 • Total875.1 km2 (337.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total41,232
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−04:00 (VET)
Aurie code(s)0273
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

The Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality is ane o the 12 municipalities (municipios) that mak up the Venezuelan state o Barinas an, accordin tae the 2011 census bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuelae, the municipality haes a population o 41,232.[1] The town o Sabaneta is the Coonty seat o the Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality. The municipality is namit for Alberto Arvelo Torrealba.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun o Sabaneta wis foondit bi Juan de Alhama in 1787.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main industry in this municipality is the production o succar.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality, accordin tae a 2007 population estimate bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Venezuela, haes a population o 36,363 (up frae 33,190 in 2000). This amunts tae 4.8% o the state's population. The municipality's population density is 47.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (123/sq mi).

Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The mayor o the Alberto Arvelo Torrealba Municipality is Anibal José Chávez Frías, electit on 31 October 2004 wi 99% o the vote.[2] He replacit Noel Zamudia shortly efter the elections.[3] The municipality is dividit intae twa pairishes; Sabaneta an Rodríguez Domínguez.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.geohive.com/cntry/venezuela_ext.aspx
  2. http://www.cne.gob.ve/regionales2004/5/alcaldedis=0&edo=5&mun=9&par=0&cen=0&mesa=0&cua=0.html
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 2 October 2006. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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